Aston Martin Upping its US Racing Efforts

Aston Martin Upping its US Racing Efforts

Aston Martin has announced its U.S. plans for the 2013 race season, teaming up with The Racers Group (TRG) to bring 10 new race cars for the upcoming motorsport season.

The British automaker will unleash a new portfolio of cars in North America next season that includes a Vantage GTE, Vantage GT3, and Vantage GT4. The collaboration between Aston Martin Racing (AMR) and TRG will be named TRG-AMR, and together a total of 10 new race cars will be available for 2013.

The team will be competing in various forms of motorsports in North America, including the Grand-Am and American Le Mans Series (ALMS). In addition, TRG-AMR will support with car sales, race parts, engineering, and technical support at races with rebuilds and repairs. First to be unveiled will be the Vantage GTE which will head to Sebring, Florida for the 12 Hours of Sebring while the Vantage GT3 will debut at the Rolex 24 in Daytona.

Currently on schedule for the Vantage GT4 race car is the Continental Tire Challange series.

“Over many seasons, TRG has been a benchmark competitor in both ALMS and Grand-Am, scoring many victories and championships,” said American Le Mans Series President, Scott Atherton. “Today, we’re marking a point in North American motorsport that speaks to the confidence of the world’s premier automotive brands in our unified vision.”

GALLERY: 2013 Aston Martin Race Cars


[Source: Inside Line]

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